James Lamoine Draper, 80, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and formerly of Wabash County, passed from this life to join the Lord and his loving wife of 55 years, Cheri Anne at 9:25 p.m., Nov. 21, at his daughter's home in Fort Wayne. He was born Oct. 11, 1934 in Roann, to Paul and Alice (McElwee) Draper.
Peter E. Boone, 39, Wabash, went home to be with his Lord at 2:45 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21, from the Wabash County Hospital. He was born Aug. 14, 1975 in Marion, to Darrell and Sandra (Overman) Boone.
James Lowell Barrell, 75, Wabash, died Nov. 22. He was born Sept. 19, 1939. He was married to Sandra Hiatt; she survives.
He was also survived by three daughters, one brother and one sister. He was preceded in death by one sister, two brothers and one stepson.
Funeral services were held Nov. 24, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver.
John H. Bever, 96, died Nov. 23. He was born May 27, 1918. He was married to Mary Tyner; she survives.
He is also survived by four children, 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and two brothers. He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, three brothers and a sister.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Herbert Hughs officiating. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Lagro. Friends may call 12-2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
William B. Sizemore, 58, died Nov. 17. He was born Dec. 31, 1955.
Five sisters, 11 nieces and nephews; and several great nieces and nephews survive him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, one brother, and one brother-in-law.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at Smith and Sons Miller Chapel, South Whitley. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Robert Junior VanMeter, 90, Silver Lake, passed away at 8:20 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, at Wabash County Hospital in Wabash. He was born to the late Fred and Helen (Shatto) VanMeter on Oct. 31, 1924 in Jackson Township.
David Evans Rigney, 39, LaFontaine, died at 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17, as a result of an auto accident. He was born Sept. 2, 1975 in Marion, to Thomas Rigney and Judy (Shelton) Teague.
Janie Kay Schweikhardt, 60, died Nov. 14. She was born on Sept. 18, 1954. She was married to Gary W. Schweikhardt; he survives.
She is also survived by her mother, three sons, four grandsons and two brothers. She was preceded in death by her father.
Funeral services will be held Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m. at Glancy – H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, Warren. Visitation will be held Nov. 18 from 2-10 p.m. and from 12-2:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 at the funeral home.